Event Information

Collège Lionel-Groulx will host the 2017 CCAA Cross-Country Running National Championships. The Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) institution, located in Sainte-Thérèse, QC, will host the event Nov. 10-11, 2017.

Only 20 minutes away from Montreal, Sainte-Thérèse is located in the Basses-Laurentides tourism region. The Championship races will be held on the grounds of Blainville, QC. This location, which is already home to an annual cross-country competition, is a mixed-terrain course will include gravel, grass and sand.

“The event will really bring together the College as each department assigns key staff to the Host Committee,” said Nathalie Blanchette, Athletics Student Life Counselor at Lionel-Groulx.

“The committee is looking forward to hosting the event and leveraging the expertise of its members to provide participants with a great experience.”

Event Schedule

Thursday, November 9, 2017  
 All Day Team arrivals and hotel check-in
Friday, November 10, 2017  
 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Accreditation and course walkthrough at Equestrian Park in Blainville
 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Team photos at Equestrian Park in Blainville
 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Mandatory coaches meeting at Comfort Inn
Saturday, November 11, 2017  
 9:00 am – 10:30 am Open course
 11:15 am Opening Ceremonies, athletes’ oath, and national anthem
 11:30 am Women's 6K Race
 12:30 pm Men's 8K Race
 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm CCAA Awards Banquet and Closing Ceremonies at Sheraton Hotel
Sunday, November 12, 2017  
 All Day Team departures